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Associate in Information Technology

The Associate in Science in Information Technology degree provides students with a foundation of general education and modern information technology that instills a broad spectrum of fundamental technology and skills.

Online, On-campus or Both – It’s Your Choice 
Students can complete the degree entirely online, on campus, or through a combination of online and on-campus courses.

Earn Credit for IT Certifications

  • Earn credit for select Information Technology certifications

What You Will Learn

  • Applications software
  • Networking and network security
  • Database management systems
  • Computer programming
  • Server administration

The program prepares graduates for continuing their education and baccalaureate level as all credits apply directly to the bachelor’s in Information Technology at Peirce.

Program at a Glance:

Credits:

61

Format:

100% online, or a blend of online and on-campus courses

Transfer Credits:

Up to 30 transfer credits can be applied to this degree

Tuition:

$600 per credit

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*Tuition is based on 2019-2020 tuition and does not include fees or books.

Curriculum for the AS in Information Technology

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
SCISCI Core (choose 1)3
SOC SCISOC SCI Core (choose 1)3
GEN EDGeneral Education Course (choose 1)3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BIS 112Programming Concepts3
BIS 201HTML and the World Wide Web3
BIS 235Database Management Systems3
ITN 120PC Fundamentals3
ITN 130Networking Fundamentals3
ITN 144Introduction to Network Security3
ITN 200Server Administration I3
ITN 220Help Desk and Customer Support Concepts3
MIS 110Usability Principles and Design3
MIS 205Ethical Management of Information Technology3
ELEElective Course (choose 1)

3

*Students who place into developmental education courses and/or who have fewer than 15 transfer credits are required to enroll in PRC 100: Student Success Seminar.

Course Descriptions and Information

View course descriptions and prerequisite information in our Undergraduate Catalog

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